Cycling’s Next Generation

Hagens Berman Axeon is a UCI Pro Continental cycling team based in the United States and managed by Axel Merckx with an international roster of under-23 riders


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Tour de Beauce

Beauce, Canada

Latest news

Philipsen and Brown Place 4th & 7th at Paris-Roubaix U23

Roubaix, France - Three punctures in the last 25 kilometers did not stop the Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team from placing 2 riders in the top 10 at Paris - Roubaix Espoirs on Sunday. Jasper Philipsen finished in 4th place and Jonny Brown finished...

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Chad Childers
27 May 18

Bjerg Most Courageous Rider on Tour of California's Final Day

Sacramento, California - Mikkel Bjerg’s efforts in the all day breakaway earned him the Breakaway from Cancer Most Courageous Rider Jersey on the 7th and final stage at the Amgen Tour of California. In the final sprint for points and one last...

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Chad Childers
20 May 18

Bennett Goes For It in the Breakaway

South Lake Tahoe, California - Sean Bennett joined an early breakaway on stage 6 at the Amgen Tour of California in an effort to improve his position and possibly put the Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team on the podium.

“We talked about it in...

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Chad Childers
19 May 18

Bennett and Oliveira Sprint into Top Ten

Elk Grove, California - The Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team continued its California dream on stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California with two riders finishing in the top 10. Sean Bennett, fresh off his 2nd place finish on stage 3, finished in...

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Chad Childers
18 May 18

U23 TT World Champion Bjerg 6th at Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill, California - Hagens Berman Axeon’s Mikkel Bjerg battled a strong field to earn a top 10 finish on stage 4’s individual time trial at the Amgen Tour of California.

The 19-year-old Dane set off on the 34.7 kilometer course with high...

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Chad Childers
17 May 18

Rider profile

Joao Almeida joins Hagens Berman Axeon as the fourth rider from Portugal, following in the footsteps of alumni rider Ruben Guerreiro, and current riders Ivo and Rui Oliveira. After hearing about the team and following the team’s social media accounts, Almeida turned a dream into a reality by setting high goals for himself and working hard.

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Well done by @ThomasRevard taking home Best Young Rider at #TourDeBeauce #PROVEIT #AlwaysBeYoung (photo:…
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A wild finale and TT, João Almeida talks coming from behind to place 2nd in the GC @giroditaliau23 and leave with t…
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After revised official results, @jstar_97 finished 5th today at #TourDeBeauce

Our gear

Explore The Team’s Equipment For 2018

The Hagens Berman Axeon team are riding Specialized bikes with SRAM components, Quarq power meters, Wahoo Fitness bike computers, and Zip wheels for the 2018 season with race kit provided by Alé, Beaker Concepts and Oakley. Explore all of the equipment being used by the team this year in our Gear section.